030119 Porcher and North Courtenay UPDATED (2) Brochure (Download)
PROPERTY OVERVIEW The subject property contains
approximately 21.5 acres of land. The property is
rectangular in shape with 1,875 feet of highway
frontage on SR 3 and 500 feet on Porcher Road.
A former citrus grove, the land has been cleared
and fenced. It is currently zoned Commercial
(BU-1 and BU-1A) by Brevard County.
LOCATION OVERVIEW The subject property is
located on SR 3 on North Merritt Island,
approximately 6 miles south of the Kennedy Space
Center’s employee entrance. The property is 4
miles north of State Road 528 (the Beachline
Expressway) which is a major expressway connecting
Port Canaveral to Orlando International Airport.
The location is approximately 5 miles from Exploration Park where Blue Origin (owner, Jeff Bezos) has
constructed a rocket manufacturing plant of 750,000 SF with a capital investment of $200-225 Million
Dollars. The facility is expected to employ 350 professional engineers, scientists, etc., with an average
salary of $88,000.00. In addition, OneWeb, a satellite manufacturing company, has built and is operating
a 150,000 SF facility that will employ 250 with average salaries of $80,000.00. OneWeb has plans to
launch a mega-constellation of 900 small satellites to expand high-speed internet access around the
globe. Next door, FireFly Aerospace will operate a 150,000 SF facility bringing over 200 jobs to the area
with the goal of manufacturing rockets.
It is important to note the number of employers that are located on the south side of the barge canal
that contribute to the Brevard economy and employment base, including North Merritt Island residents.
These companies include:
• Arnott Inc. 100-249 Employees
• Harbor Town Marina 15 Employees
• Merritt Island Boat Works 186 Employees
• Beyel Brother Crane & Rigging 10 Employees
• Port Canaveral Marina, Inc. 13 Employees
The subject property location (21.5 Acres) is very convenient and is strategically positioned to serve the
employment base at Kennedy Space Center, Exploration Park and Port Canaveral, and will aid in the
expansion of the commercial and residential development on North Merritt Island.